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Choosing Wisely: Don’t order imaging studies in patients with non-pulsatile bilateral ...

Don’t order imaging studies in patients with non-pulsatile bilateral tinnitus, symmetric hearing loss, and an otherwise normal history and physical examination.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=240

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order more than one CT scan of the paranasal sinuses within 90 ...

Don’t order more than one CT scan of the paranasal sinuses within 90 days to evaluate uncomplicated chronic rhinosinusitis patients when the paranasal sinus CT obtained is of adequate quality and resolution to be interpreted by the clinician and used for clinical decision-making and/or ...

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=241

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely perform sinonasal imaging in patients with symptoms ...

Don’t routinely perform sinonasal imaging in patients with symptoms limited to a primary diagnosis of allergic rhinitis alone.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=242

Choosing Wisely: Don’t administer prn (i.e., as needed) sedative, antipsychotic, or ...

Don’t administer prn (i.e., as needed) sedative, antipsychotic, or hypnotic medications to prevent and/or treat delirium without first assessing for, removing, and treating the underlying causes of delirium and using nonpharmacologic delirium prevention and treatment approaches.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=310

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform pelvic exams on asymptomatic nonpregnant women, unless ...

Don’t perform pelvic exams on asymptomatic nonpregnant women, unless necessary for guideline-appropriate screening for cervical cancer.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=368

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely use graduated compression stockings in surgical ...

Don’t routinely use graduated compression stockings in surgical patients as mechanical prophylaxis for preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) after surgery, but do consider using intermittent pneumatic compression devices.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=383

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse plasma to correct a laboratory value; treat the ...

Don’t transfuse plasma to correct a laboratory value; treat the clinical status of the patient.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=388

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse platelets in an asymptomatic (i.e., nonbleeding) ...

Don’t transfuse platelets in an asymptomatic (i.e., nonbleeding) pediatric patient (e.g., aplastic anemia, leukemia), with a platelet count > 10,000/mcL unless other signs and/or symptoms for bleeding are present, or if the patient is to undergo an invasive procedure.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=408

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order Lyme serology on patients with a primary erythema migrans ...

Don’t order Lyme serology on patients with a primary erythema migrans lesion.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=440

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order a Lyme immunoblot without a positive Lyme enzyme ...

Don’t order a Lyme immunoblot without a positive Lyme enzyme immunoassay screening test.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=441

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely obtain radiographic imaging for patients who meet ...

Don’t routinely obtain radiographic imaging for patients who meet diagnostic criteria for uncomplicated acute rhinosinusitis.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=51

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe oral antibiotics for uncomplicated external otitis. - ...

Don’t prescribe oral antibiotics for uncomplicated external otitis.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=52

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order CT scan of the head/brain for sudden hearing loss. - ...

Don’t order CT scan of the head/brain for sudden hearing loss.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=54

Choosing Wisely: Don’t obtain CT or MRI in patients with a primary complaint of ...

Don’t obtain CT or MRI in patients with a primary complaint of hoarseness prior to examining the larynx.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=55

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe testosterone to men with erectile dysfunction who have...

Don’t prescribe testosterone to men with erectile dysfunction who have normal testosterone levels.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=89

Choosing Wisely: Don't obtain a urine culture unless there are clear signs and symptoms...

Don't obtain a urine culture unless there are clear signs and symptoms that localize to the urinary tract.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=96

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe antipsychotic medications for behavioral and ...

Don’t prescribe antipsychotic medications for behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in individuals with dementia without an assessment for an underlying cause of the behavior.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=97

Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Misuse: A Public Health Concern (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position on opioids and pain management.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/chronic-pain-management-opiod-misuse.html

Guidelines Developed by External Organizations Not Endorsed by the AAFP

Learn more about AAFP's decision-making process for the endorsement of clinical guidelines developed by external organizations.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/non-endorsed.html

Resident Commission Appointments

Bring the resident perspective to a commission and help influence the direction of the AAFP.

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents/resident/aafp-commissions/aafp-commissions-resident.html

Student Commission Appointments

Bring the student perspective to a commission and help influence the direction of the AAFP.

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents/student/aafp-commissions/aafp-commissions-student.html

Subscription Rates

Subscribe to American Family Physician and get instant access to every issue.

American Family Physician

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Antibiotics for Otitis Media

View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on prescription of antibiotics for otitis media in children with non-severe symptoms.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/cw-otitis-media.html

Antibiotics for Sinusitis

View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on prescribing antibiotics to treat sinusitis.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/cw-sinusitis.html

Adolescent and Young Adult Health

Adolescent and Young Adult Health

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/emotional-wellbeing/adolescent-and-young-adult-health.html

Diabetes

Access information and resources on Diabetes care from the AAFP.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/diabetes.html

Cesarean Delivery in Family Medicine (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position on the role of family physicians in delivering maternity care including cesarean delivery.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/cesarean-delivery-family-medicine.html

November 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines NAMS Updates Recommendations on Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women Carrie Armstrong ACOG Releases Practice Guideline on Management of Vaginitis Amber Randel CDC Reports Prevalance of Dating Violence in High School...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1101/

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Daily Research Briefs

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Daily Research Briefs

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/content/covid-briefs.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer - American Family Physician

...Issue ACS Releases 2005 Edition of Cancer Facts & Figures [Practice Guidelines] Feb 15, 2005 Issue ACS/ADA/AHA Issue Core Recommendations for Preventing Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, and Diabetes [Practice Guidelines] The American Cancer Society (ACS), the American...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2255&page=2

AFP Documents with Keyword: Environmental Medicine - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2021 Issue Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: Updated Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] The Wilderness Medical Society has published updated guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of exercise-associated hyponatremia. Apr...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2317

AFP Documents with Keyword: Heat Illness - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2021 Issue Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: Updated Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] The Wilderness Medical Society has published updated guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of exercise-associated hyponatremia. Apr...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2351

AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Fungal - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2010 Issue IDSA Releases Guidelines on Management of Cryptococcal Disease [Practice Guidelines] The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently updated its guidelines on the management of cryptococcal disease. The new guidelines include a discussion of the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2368

AFP Documents with Keyword: Lung Disease - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2018 Issue Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) recently published recommendations for lung cancer screening based on key questions developed using the PICO (population, intervention,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2384

AFP Documents with Keyword: Procedures, Hospital - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2006 Issue CDC Recommendations to Reduce Central Line Infections [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report detailing interventions to help prevent central line bloodstream infections in hospitals. Sep 1, 2005...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2427

Top POEMs of 2018 Consistent with the Principles of the Choosing Wisely Campaign

American Family Physician's annual collection of the top 20 research studies for primary care addresses a variety of topics with the potential to change practice.

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/content/top-poems/2018-cw.html

Department Collections

Search Department collections from past and current issues of AFP, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/content/departments.html

AFP Podcast

The AFP Podcast is a discussion of the key evidence-based learning points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). Each episode includes brief summaries of articles and other features.

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/multimedia/podcast.html

AFP's Top Articles

View the top 20 articles published in American Family Physician each year based on web views.

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/content/top-articles.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Care of Special Populations - American Family Physician

...2005 Issue AAP Policy on Caring for Immigrant, Migrant, and Homeless Children [Practice Guidelines] Aug 15, 2005 Issue CDC Recommendations on Lead Poisoning in Refugee Children [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2261&page=3

AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2005 Issue Availability of 24-hour Clinician Information Line and Addition of Topics [Practice Guidelines] Nov 1, 2004 Issue Completing and Signing the Death Certificate [Curbside Consultation] This scenario is becoming less common in primary care practice because...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2325&page=7

AFP Documents with Keyword: Environmental Medicine - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2021 Issue Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: Updated Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] The Wilderness Medical Society has published updated guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of exercise-associated hyponatremia. Apr...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2317&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Fungal - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2010 Issue IDSA Releases Guidelines on Management of Cryptococcal Disease [Practice Guidelines] The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently updated its guidelines on the management of cryptococcal disease. The new guidelines include a discussion of the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2368&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Procedures, Hospital - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2006 Issue CDC Recommendations to Reduce Central Line Infections [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report detailing interventions to help prevent central line bloodstream infections in hospitals. Sep 1, 2005...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2427&page=0

March 15, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ICSI Releases Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of ADHD in Children Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents Kenneth W. Lin; Clarence Lam FPIN's Clinical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/

January 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: CDC Releases 2015 Guidelines on the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Disease Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/

October 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: ACIP Updates Influenza Vaccination Recommendations for 2016-2017 Carrie Armstrong Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/

March 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: AAP Releases Guideline on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs) and Evaluation of Lower-Risk Infants Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Buprenorphine Maintenance vs. Placebo for Opioid Dependence...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/

April 15, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Screening and Management of High BP in Children and Adolescents: An Updated Guideline from the AAP Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Hormone Therapy for the Primary Prevention of Chronic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0415/

June 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis: A Guideline from the AAAAI/ACAAI Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Combined Inhaled Short-Acting Beta2 Agonist and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0601/

December 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations from the ACCP Carrie Armstrong Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Early Invasive Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes Sally Liang; Michael Ritchie Patient Information...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/

March 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: AAP Releases Guideline on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs) and Evaluation of Lower-Risk Infants Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Buprenorphine Maintenance vs. Placebo for Opioid Dependence...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301

AFP Documents with Keyword: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - American Family ...

...Jul 1, 2020 Issue Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: AAP Updates Guideline for Diagnosis and Management [Practice Guidelines] Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed in 7% to 8% of children. It affects academic achievement and socioemotional...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2241

AFP Documents with Keyword: Childhood Behavioral Problems - American Family Physician

...Nov 15, 2020 Issue Autism Spectrum Disorder: Updated Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics has published updated guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder. Nov 1, 2019 Issue...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2270

AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2019 Issue Diagnosing VTE: Guidelines from the American Society of Hematology [Practice Guidelines] The American Society of Hematology has published recommendations for determining the optimal diagnostic strategy based on pretest risk. Oct 1, 2019 Issue...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2282

AFP Documents with Keyword: H Pylori - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2018 Issue H. pylori Infection: ACG Updates Treatment Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] Helicobacter pylori infection is one of the most common chronic bacterial infections. The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) has updated its clinical guidelines in response...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2343

AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2018 Issue Tuberculosis: Guidelines for Diagnosis from the ATS, IDSA, and CDC [Practice Guidelines] Persons with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection may have no clinical evidence of disease and present asymptomatically, known as latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2432

AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2012 Issue ACP Recommendations for VTE Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients [Practice Guidelines] Most hospitalized patients have at least one risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE), such as pulmonary embolism or deep venous thrombosis. The American College of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2282&page=2

AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2000 Issue American Thoracic Society Develops Guidelines on Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism [Practice Guidelines] The American Thoracic Society (ATS) has developed guidelines for the diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism. The guidelines cover the diagnostic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2282&page=4

AFP Documents with Keyword: Eye/Vision Disorders - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2003 Issue AAP Releases Policy Statement on Eye Examinations [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a policy statement on eye examinations in infants, children, and young adults. The report focuses on the importance of early detection...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2322&page=5

AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Bacterial - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2012 Issue CDC Recommends New Treatment Regimen for Latent Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection [Practice Guidelines] Tuberculosis is a contagious and potentially fatal disease transmitted by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2367&page=3

AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Bacterial - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2005 Issue Management of Bacterial Meningitis: New Guidelines from the IDSA [Practice Guidelines] Bacterial meningitis is a neurologic emergency; progression to more severe disease reduces the patient’s likelihood of a full recovery. The Infectious Diseases Society of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2367&page=6

AFP Documents with Keyword: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - American Family ...

...Jul 1, 2020 Issue Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: AAP Updates Guideline for Diagnosis and Management [Practice Guidelines] Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed in 7% to 8% of children. It affects academic achievement and socioemotional...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2241&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Childhood Behavioral Problems - American Family Physician

...Nov 15, 2020 Issue Autism Spectrum Disorder: Updated Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics has published updated guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder. Nov 1, 2019 Issue...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2270&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2019 Issue Diagnosing VTE: Guidelines from the American Society of Hematology [Practice Guidelines] The American Society of Hematology has published recommendations for determining the optimal diagnostic strategy based on pretest risk. Oct 1, 2019 Issue...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2282&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2018 Issue Tuberculosis: Guidelines for Diagnosis from the ATS, IDSA, and CDC [Practice Guidelines] Persons with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection may have no clinical evidence of disease and present asymptomatically, known as latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2432&page=0

February 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AAP Issues Recommendations on Infection Control in Physicians' Offices Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Morgan; Lori Parry Letters to the Editor Complying with AAP Lyme Disease Recommendations David S. Smith Update on Treatment of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0215/

February 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AAP Guidelines on Treatment of Children with ADHD Joanne E. Chatfield Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Heather McNeill; Sarah Morgan U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Chlamydial Infection: Recommendations and Rationale...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0215/

March 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACC/AHA and ASNC Release Guidelines for the Clinical Use of Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging Matthew J. Neff ACOG Releases Report on Dystocia and Augmentation of Labor Genevieve Ressel Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/

August 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines CDC and HICPAC Release Updated Guidelines on the Prevention of Health-Care-Associated Pneumonia Matthew J. Neff Increases in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Carrie Morantz; Brian Torrey Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy Carrie...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/

January 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, 2005. Richard Kent Zimmerman Definition of Metabolic Syndrome Carrie Morantz; Brian Torrey CDC Report on Asthma Carrie Morantz; Brian Torrey DVDs on Childhood...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0101/

September 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACOG Guidelines on Psychiatric Medication Use During Pregnancy and Lactation Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Point-of-Care Guides Procalcitonin-Guided Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections Photo Quiz Refractory Focal...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0915/

May 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Hoarseness Amber Randel STEPS Febuxostat (Uloric) for Hyperuricemia and Gout Bryan L. Love Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Primary Care Interventions to Promote...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0515/

January 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AAP Releases Guideline on Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of ADHD Lisa M. Croke Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Screening for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Newborns Eric Ewald; Erin Kiesel Caffeine as an...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0101/

May 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Tympanostomy Tubes in Children Amber Randel Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Gabapentin for the Prophylaxis of Episodic Migraine in Adults Corey D. Fogleman Progestin-Only Contraceptives:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0501/

September 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ECG, Echocardiography, or MPI for Cardiac Screening: Guidance from the ACP Lisa M. Croke Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Behavioral Counseling to Promote a Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0915/

April 1, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: AHA/ATS Release Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Jennifer Wilkes Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Preventing Drowning: What You Should Know Recurrent Urinary Tract...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/

July 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Preparticipation Screening for CVD in Competitive Athletes: Recommendations from the AHA/ACC Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0715/

January 15, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: CDC Updates Recommendations for Contraceptive Use Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: Recommendation Statement...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0115/

June 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Acne Vulgaris: Treatment Guidelines from the AAD Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Efficacy of Direct-Acting Antivirals Compared with Older Agents for Hepatitis C Karen Ta; Shahriar Zehtabchi...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0601/

September 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation: AAFP Updates Guideline on Pharmacologic Management Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Varenicline for Smoking Cessation Paul F. Crawford, III; Daniel Cieslak...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0901/

April 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Syncope Evaluation and Treatment Guidelines from ACC, AHA, and HRS Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition FPIN's Help Desk Answers: Short-Term Antipsychotics for Alzheimer Disease Alice Zhang; Robert Martin FPIN's Help Desk...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/

May 15, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Infectious Diarrhea: IDSA Updates Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management Amber Randel Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Recommendation Statement...

American Family Physician

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April 1, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: AHA/ATS Release Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Jennifer Wilkes Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Preventing Drowning: What You Should Know Recurrent Urinary Tract...

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April 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Syncope Evaluation and Treatment Guidelines from ACC, AHA, and HRS Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition FPIN's Help Desk Answers: Short-Term Antipsychotics for Alzheimer Disease Alice Zhang; Robert Martin FPIN's Help Desk...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Breast Cancer - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2020 Issue Breast Cancer Screening: ACP Releases Guidance Statements [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians reviewed guidelines from other organizations and developed four statements to provide advice to clinicians about breast cancer screening for women...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2019 Issue Child Passenger Safety: AAP Updates Best Practice Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] There has been an increase in scientific evidence supporting the use of child safety and booster seats. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated best practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Health Maintenance and Counseling - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2006 Issue CDC Supports Vigorous Promotion of Child Safety Restraints [Practice Guidelines] The CDC supports vigorous promotion and enforcement of appropriate child motor vehicle restraints to further reduce child fatalities from motor vehicle crashes. Pages: Previous...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2347&page=3

AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2018 Issue Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Births: National Partnership for Maternal Safety Releases Consensus Bundle [Practice Guidelines] The National Partnership for Maternal Safety has developed a patient safety bundle that outlines important practices that every...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Perioperative Care - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2008 Issue ACC/AHA Release Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have created guidelines on perioperative cardiovascular...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Seizure Disorders - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2015 Issue Unprovoked First Seizures in Adults: Management Recommendations from the AAN [Practice Guidelines] This guideline from the Academy of Neurology (AAN) provides information on prognosis and management options for unprovoked first seizures in adults. Jan 15,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Asthma - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2020 Issue Asthma: Updated Diagnosis and Management Recommendations from GINA [Practice Guidelines] The latest update to the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines includes significant changes to treatment recommendations, especially a recommendation against using...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Breast Cancer - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2012 Issue American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Updates Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines [Practice Guidelines] Breast cancer–related death can be reduced through effective screening, which typically includes imaging, clinical examination, and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Breast Cancer - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2016 Issue ACS Releases Guideline on Breast Cancer Screening [Practice Guidelines] The American Cancer Society (ACS) organized an interdisciplinary guideline development group to review the available evidence on breast cancer mortality, quality of life, life expectancy,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Breast Cancer - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2010 Issue ASCO Updates Guideline on the Use of Pharmacologic Interventions to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk [Practice Guidelines] The American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) updated guideline addresses: (1) the use of tamoxifen, raloxifene (Evista), aromatase...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Breast Cancer - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2001 Issue NIH Statement on Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer [Practice Guidelines] The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a statement on adjuvant therapy for breast cancer. Adjuvant therapies administered after surgery eradicate deposits of cancer cells...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - American Family ...

...Sep 1, 2015 Issue ACCP/CTS Provide Guidance on Preventing Acute COPD Exacerbations [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) have released a guideline with suggestions and recommendations for preventing COPD...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2011 Issue Updated Dietary Guidelines from the USDA and HHS [Practice Guidelines] The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly created the updated version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2002 Issue Revised Growth Charts for Children [Practice Guidelines] In May, 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published revised growth charts for children. For the first time, the charts include body mass index (BMI) for children two to 20 years of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Perioperative Care - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2002 Issue Updated Guidelines for Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) recently updated the 1996 guidelines on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2419&page=1

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